147 Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes (Mr. Sandman)

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Dear sleep Im sorry we broke up this morning. I want you back! Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Dear sleep, I’m sorry we broke up this morning. I want you back!

Nothing is louder than overthinking after midnight.Pin

Nothing is louder than overthinking after midnight.

My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I forgot to do. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I forgot to do. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Im not an insomniac. Its just that my mind is in the best position to catch the weight of all hovering possibilities the moment I lie down.Pin

I’m not an insomniac. It’s just that my mind is in the best position to catch the weight of all hovering possibilities the moment I lie down. Joyce Rachelle

I always say morning instead of good morning because if it was a good morning Id still be asleep. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I always say ‘morning’ instead of ‘good morning,’ because if it was a good morning, I’d still be asleep.

Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that its time to get up.Pin

Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.

Caffeine at night is an overthinkers delight. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Caffeine at night is an overthinker’s delight.

My day starts backward I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake.Pin

My day starts backwards … I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake.

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience unless they are still up. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience—unless they are still up. Ellen Goodman

I thought about starting an overthinkers anonymous group but I couldnt make up my mind.Pin

I thought about starting an “overthinkers anonymous group,” but I couldn’t make up my mind.

I prefer insomnia to anesthesia. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I prefer insomnia to anesthesia. Antonio Tabucchi

I can see youre trying to sleep so I would like to offer you a selection of every memory unresolved issue or things you should have said or done today as well as in the past 10 years.Pin

I can see you’re trying to sleep, so I would like to offer you a selection of every memory, unresolved issue, or things you should have said or done today as well as in the past 10 years. Your Brain

Im awake and I cant sleep. The more Im awake the more I see and the harder to sleep. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I’m awake and I can’t sleep. The more I’m awake, the more I see, and the harder to sleep. Donna Lynn Hope

The only time I have problems is when I sleep.Pin

The only time I have problems is when I sleep. Tupac Shakur

Insomnia is just another word for chit chat with the demons during bedtime. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Insomnia is just another word for chit chat with the demons during bedtime. Daniel Saint Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

There are twelve hours in the day and above fifty in the night.Pin

There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

According to the you snooze you lose principle insomnia makes us winners! Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

According to the ‘you snooze, you lose’ principle, insomnia makes us winners!

I finally got eight hours of sleep. It took me three days but whatever.Pin

I finally got eight hours of sleep. It took me three days, but whatever.

And if you are awake at 300 a.m. you are either in love or lonely and I dont know which one is worse. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

And if you are awake at 3:00 a.m., you are either in love or lonely, and I don’t know which one is worse.

Do you know that awesome feeling when you get into bed, fall right asleep, stay asleep all night and wake up feeling refreshed Me neither.Pin

Do you know that awesome feeling when you get into bed, fall right asleep, stay asleep all night and wake up feeling refreshed? Me neither.

Im like four days past my bedtime. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I’m like, four days past my bedtime.

Sleep is like a cat It only comes to you if you ignore it.Pin

Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it. Gillian Flynn

Three out of four voices in my head want to sleep. The other wants to know if penguins have knees. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Three out of four voices in my head want to sleep. The other wants to know if penguins have knees.

I love to sleep. Do you Isn’t it great It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious.Pin

I love to sleep. Do you? Isn’t it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious. Rita Rudner

Legend says that when you cant sleep its because youre awake in someones dream. So if everyone could stop dreaming about me that would be great! Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Legend says that when you can’t sleep, it’s because you’re awake in someone’s dream. So if everyone could stop dreaming about me, that would be great!

Insomnia is only mind over mattress.Pin

Insomnia is only mind over mattress. Jane Ace

Insomnia sharpens your math skills because you spend all night calculating how much sleep youll get if youre able to fall asleep right now. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Insomnia sharpens your math skills because you spend all night calculating how much sleep you’ll get if you’re able to fall asleep right now. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Im an insomniac my mind works the night shift.Pin

I’m an insomniac, my mind works the night shift. Pete Wentz

I have many sleepless nights, do you want to spend some of them with me Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I have many sleepless nights, do you want to spend some of them with me?

At night I cant sleep. In the morning I cant wake up.Pin

At night, I can’t sleep. In the morning, I can’t wake up.

If you're an overthinker and you know it, raise your hand. (Which one Left or right How high Arm too) Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

If you’re an overthinker and you know it, raise your hand. (Which one? Left or right? How high? Arm too?)

My brain has too many tabs open especially at night.Pin

My brain has too many tabs open, especially at night.

I hate people who can go to sleep as soon as they shut their eyes. Like that takes me three hours 100 position changes and a sacrifice to the gods. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

I hate people who can go to sleep as soon as they shut their eyes. Like that takes me three hours, 100 position changes, and a sacrifice to the gods.

Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.Pin

Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day. Alain de Botton

Between the midnight and the morning on a given day thats the hardest stretch of time to fill. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Between the midnight and the morning: on a given day, that’s the hardest stretch of time to fill. Luis Joaquin M Katigbak

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Dont wear your overthinking cap to bed.Pin

Don’t wear your overthinking cap to bed.

Overthinking feeds insomnia. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Overthinking feeds insomnia.

Just say no to overthinking.Pin

Just say no to overthinking.

Overthinking kills opportunity. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Overthinking kills opportunity. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Beloved sleep! Come to hover over me.Pin

Beloved sleep! Come to hover over me.

Error 404 sleep not found. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Error 404: sleep not found.

Hey you! Get out of your head.Pin

Hey, you! Get out of your head.

If only thoughts had an off switch. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

If only thoughts had an off switch.

Overthinking Your very own self destruct button.Pin

Overthinking: Your very own self-destruct button.

Turn off your thoughts and just be. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Turn off your thoughts and just be.

I already want to take a nap tomorrow.Pin

I already want to take a nap tomorrow.

The more you brood the less you do. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

The more you brood, the less you do.

Overthinking Where spontaneity goes to die.Pin

Overthinking: Where spontaneity goes to die.

No.more.overthinking. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

No.more.overthinking.

I feel like Im already tired tomorrow.Pin

I feel like I’m already tired tomorrow.

Overthinking A sure way to kill joy. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Overthinking: A sure way to kill joy.

I want to sleep but my brain wont stop talking to itself.Pin

I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.

Thinking is good overthinking is too much. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Thinking is good, overthinking is too much.

Sleeping is the best meditation.Pin

Sleeping is the best meditation. Dalai Lama

Overthinking steals your life. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Overthinking steals your life. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Overthinking kills action.Pin

Overthinking kills action.

Overthinking is illogical. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Overthinking is illogical.

Give your brain a break.Pin

Give your brain a break.

Insomnia is my greatest inspiration. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Insomnia is my greatest inspiration. Jon Stewart

Opportunities killed by overthinking will never return.Pin

Opportunities killed by overthinking will never return.

Anxiety and Insomnia Quotes

Whilst insomnia itself is no laughing matter for those suffering from it you should never lose your sense of humor. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Whilst insomnia itself is no laughing matter for those suffering from it, you should never lose your sense of humor.

If you cant sleep then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. Its the worry that gets you not the loss of sleep.Pin

If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep. Dale Carnegie

The worst things to be in bed and sleep not to want for one who comes not to try to please and please not. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

The worst things: to be in bed and sleep not, to want for one who comes not, to try to please and please not. Proverbs

We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. Its a death trap.Pin

We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap. Anthony Hopkins

Dont overthink life. Trust that you made the right decision and continue to grow. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Don’t overthink life. Trust that you made the right decision and continue to grow.

The fitful sleeping makes the hours pass slowly it seems to me the night has many nights in it has years of nights! through which as if through drifts of smoke I am compelled to stumble.Pin

The fitful sleeping makes the hours pass slowly; it seems to me the night has many nights in it—has years of nights!—through which, as if through drifts of smoke, I am compelled to stumble. Sarah Waters

Worrying about how things might go wrong doesnt help things to go right. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Worrying about how things might go wrong, doesn’t help things to go right. Karen Salmansohn

You dont go through something in your mind a hundred times and call it a rehearsal.Pin

You don’t go through something in your mind a hundred times and call it a rehearsal. Emma Xu

The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight But they, while their companions slept Were toiling upward in the night. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

The heights by great men reached and kept / Were not attained by sudden flight /But they, while their companions slept /Were toiling upward in the night. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.Pin

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. Charlotte Bronte Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

While you were pondering the perfect thing to say someone else answered the question. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

While you were pondering the perfect thing to say, someone else answered the question.

The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step while the dull win the race with eyes closed.Pin

The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step, while the dull win the race with eyes closed. Bethany Brookbank

Your partner cant compete with the constant conversation you have going inside your head. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Your partner can’t compete with the constant conversation you have going inside your head.

Only about two percent of one percent of our thoughts deserve to be taken seriously.Pin

Only about two percent of one percent of our thoughts deserve to be taken seriously. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

We drink the poison our minds pour for us and wonder why we feel sick. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

We drink the poison our minds pour for us and wonder why we feel sick. Atticus

Say it with me I will not overthink. I will not overthink.Pin

Say it with me: I will not overthink. I will not overthink.

Youre up overthinking about someone who isnt thinking about you. Go to sleep. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

You’re up overthinking about someone who isn’t thinking about you. Go to sleep.

Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think and thinking where we ought to feel.Pin

Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel. John Collins

You have the power to overcome the agony of overthinking. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

You have the power to overcome the agony of overthinking.

Dont overthink yourself out of something good!Pin

Don’t overthink yourself out of something good! Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Nothing good comes from overthinking. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Nothing good comes from overthinking.

Do not overthink it. Breathe and have faith that all will work out for the very best.Pin

Do not overthink it. Breathe and have faith that all will work out for the very best.

Taking too long to make up your mind is the same as saying no. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Taking too long to make up your mind is the same as saying no.

Sleeplessness comes when my thoughts outweigh the night.Pin

Sleeplessness comes when my thoughts outweigh the night. Terri Guillemets

Dont overthink things. Sometimes you can convince your head not to listen to your heart. Those are the decisions you regret for the rest of your life. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Don’t overthink things. Sometimes you can convince your head not to listen to your heart. Those are the decisions you regret for the rest of your life. Leah Braemel

Its not viable to plan for every potential outcome.Pin

It’s not viable to plan for every potential outcome.

Due to tonights lack of sleep tomorrow has been canceled. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Due to tonight’s lack of sleep, tomorrow has been canceled. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

I wonder why I dont go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow so I decide that no matter how tired no matter how incoherent I am I can skip on hour more of sleep and live.Pin

I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip on hour more of sleep and live. Sylvia Plath

When opportunity knocks overthinking can cause the door to slam shut. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

When opportunity knocks, overthinking can cause the door to slam shut.

Over analysis leads to action paralysis.Pin

Over-analysis leads to action paralysis.

The night is the hardest time to be alive and 400 am knows all my secrets. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4:00 am knows all my secrets. Poppy Z. Brite

Overthinking is a sure path to a sleepless night.Pin

Overthinking is a sure path to a sleepless night.

Happiness is waking up looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. Charles M. Schulz

Sleeping is so hard when you cant stop thinking.Pin

Sleeping is so hard when you can’t stop thinking.

You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep. Pawan Mishra

Life is meant to be lived not over thought.Pin

Life is meant to be lived, not over-thought.

The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. Overthinking Can't Sleep QuotesPin

The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. Donald Knuth

Insomnia please set me free and let me dream.Pin

Insomnia, please set me free and let me dream.

Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.Pin

Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded. Gautam Buddha

I find the nights long for I sleep but little and think much.Pin

I find the nights long, for I sleep but little, and think much. Charles Dickens

When I feel well and in a good humor or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal or in the night when I cannot sleep thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as you could wish.Pin

When I feel well and in a good humor, or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal, or in the night when I cannot sleep, thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as you could wish. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Stop overthinking put more energy on what you really want to do.Pin

Stop overthinking, put more energy on what you really want to do. Amit Ray Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

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Not many relationships can survive excessive overthinking.Pin

Not many relationships can survive excessive overthinking.

Every mans insomnia is as different from his neighbors as are their daytime hopes and aspirationsPin

Every man’s insomnia is as different from his neighbor’s as are their daytime hopes and aspirations

Dont get too deep it leads to over thinking and over thinking leads to problems that doesnt even exist in the first place.Pin

Don’t get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn’t even exist in the first place. Jayson Engay

Stop thinking too much. Its alright not to know all the answers. They will come to you when you least expect it.Pin

Stop thinking too much. It’s alright not to know all the answers. They will come to you when you least expect it.

The more you overthink the less you do.Pin

The more you overthink, the less you do.

Insomnia then is not just a state of sleeplessness a matter of negatives. It involves the active pursuit of sleep. It is a state of longing.Pin

Insomnia, then, is not just a state of sleeplessness, a matter of negatives. It involves the active pursuit of sleep. It is a state of longing. Marina Benjamin

While youre in your head overthinking life is passing you by.Pin

While you’re in your head overthinking, life is passing you by.

If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it if you cannot do anythingPin

If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry. Dalai Lama

I think of you at 200 a.m. when I cant sleep and I wish you were there to hold me.Pin

I think of you at 2:00 a.m. when I can’t sleep and I wish you were there to hold me.

Stop pondering what might happen and live in the moment.Pin

Stop pondering what might happen and live in the moment.

Stop overthinking. You cant control everything just let it be.Pin

Stop overthinking. You can’t control everything, just let it be.

That's the advantage of insomnia. People who go to bed early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime.Pin

That’s the advantage of insomnia. People who go to bed early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done Banana Yoshimoto

Youll never be able to relax if youre always overthinking.Pin

You’ll never be able to relax if you’re always overthinking.

The more you sit and overanalyze the less likely it is that you will even try.Pin

The more you sit and overanalyze, the less likely it is that you will even try. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Overthinking is a dream killer. Sometimes you can drown yourself in your own thoughts.Pin

Overthinking is a dream-killer. Sometimes you can drown yourself in your own thoughts. Steve Maraboli

Ive always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner the floorboards of the skull well swept all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed.Pin

I’ve always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed. David Benioff

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.Pin

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. Clement Stone

Overthinking is parasitic. It’s viral. It’s deadly, even. Letting yourself fall victim to overthinking doesn’t just kill your happiness, it destroys who you are. The mind is a beautifulPin

Overthinking is parasitic. It’s viral. It’s deadly, even. Letting yourself fall victim to overthinking doesn’t just kill your happiness, it destroys who you are. The mind is a beautiful and complex thing, and the only person who can hurt it is yourself. Genereux Philip

Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking including thinking about not thinking.Pin

Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking. Clifton Fadiman

My eyelids are heavy but my thoughts are heavier.Pin

My eyelids are heavy, but my thoughts are heavier.

Dont fight with the pillow but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed.Pin

Don’t fight with the pillow but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed. Edmund Vance Cooke

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.Pin

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. John Steinbeck

Worrying is like paying a debt you dont owe.Pin

Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe. Mark Twain

Sometimes you gotta stop worrying wondering and doubting. Have faith that things will work out. Maybe not how you planned. But how they were meant to be.Pin

Sometimes you gotta stop worrying, wondering and doubting. Have faith that things will work out. Maybe not how you planned. But how they were meant to be.

I over analyze situations because Im scared of what may happen if Im not prepared for it.Pin

I over analyze situations because I’m scared of what may happen if I’m not prepared for it. Turcois Ominek

When you agonize and ponder for days opportunities tend to go away.Pin

When you agonize and ponder for days, opportunities tend to go away.

We will take no action without a thorough analysis followed by a reanalysis.Pin

We will take no action without a thorough analysis followed by a reanalysis.

Its not possible to control for every variable.Pin

It’s not possible to control for every variable.

A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one.Pin

A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one. Mokokoma Mokhonoana Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

Overthinking to excess is a recipe for unhappiness.Pin

Overthinking to excess is a recipe for unhappiness.

I cant wait to wake up and try something new. I cant sleep at night because I want to try something new.Pin

I can’t wait to wake up and try something new. I can’t sleep at night because I want to try something new. Rodney Mullen

It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams.Pin

It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams. Karen Russell

Live in the real world not in the world of constant thinking.Pin

Live in the real world, not in the world of constant thinking.

When you live too much in your head youre not living in the love thats right in front of you.Pin

When you live too much in your head, you’re not living in the love that’s right in front of you.

If you overthink and agonize about whether to dance the song will be over and you will have missed your chance.Pin

If you overthink and agonize about whether to dance, the song will be over and you will have missed your chance.

They say, ‘Look before you leap.’ So look. But do not look for too long. Do not look into the void of uncertainty trying to predict each and every possible outcome, to evaluate everyPin

They say, ‘Look before you leap.’ So look. But do not look for too long. Do not look into the void of uncertainty trying to predict each and every possible outcome, to evaluate every possible mistake, to prevent each possible failure. Vironika Tugaleva

When you have insomnia youre never really asleep and youre never really awake.Pin

When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep, and you’re never really awake. Chuck Palahniuk

All she really wanted to do was sleep but it seemed her awareness level was operating at peak efficiency for some reason.Pin

All she really wanted to do was sleep, but it seemed her awareness level was operating at peak efficiency, for some reason. Jason Medina

The more you overthink the less you will understand.Pin

The more you overthink the less you will understand. Habeeb Akande

Hello darkness my old friend. Ive come to talk with you again.Pin

Hello darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again. Paul Simon

Thinking too much is just as bad as not thinking enough.Pin

Thinking too much is just as bad as not thinking enough.

When you spend all your time pondering and planning for the worst you miss out on the best parts of life.Pin

When you spend all your time pondering and planning for the worst, you miss out on the best parts of life. Overthinking Can’t Sleep Quotes

The more I think about it the more I realize that overthinking isnt the real problem. The real problem is that we dont trust.Pin

The more I think about it, the more I realize that overthinking isn’t the real problem. The real problem is that we don’t trust. L.J. Vanier.

Thinking too much leads to paralysis by analysis. Its important to think things through but many use thinking as a means of avoiding action.Pin

Thinking too much leads to paralysis by analysis. It’s important to think things through, but many use thinking as a means of avoiding action. Robert Herjavek

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.Pin

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.Pin

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Reflective Affirmations:

In the concluding section of your blog post, offer readers a set of reflective affirmations designed to counter the grip of overthinking. Affirmations are powerful tools that redirect the mind toward positive and constructive thoughts. They are a greaty way to counter the grip of overthinking, whether it is at night time, or anytime throughout the day.  Tailor these affirmations to resonate with and inspire a sense of tranquility.

Here’s an example set:

“I release anxious thoughts and welcome peace into my mind.”
“Every breath I take is an opportunity to inhale calmness and exhale tension.”
“My mind is a sanctuary of serenity, free from the chains of overthinking.”
“I trust in the process of life, letting go of unnecessary worries.”
“Each moment is an opportunity to create a peaceful and restful state of mind.”

Repeat these affirmations daily, especially before bedtime. Emphasize the importance of consistency to reinforce positive thinking patterns over time.  Also, research to find other affirmations that have meaning to you.

Mindfulness Exercise:
Transition seamlessly into a brief mindfulness exercise that complements the reflective affirmations. Focusing on your breath can be a powerful way to bring immediate relief from overthinking. Here’s a simple exercise:

Find a Quiet Space: Sit or lie down comfortably in a quiet space where you won’t be disturbed.

Focus on Your Breath: Close your eyes and bring your attention to your breath. Feel the sensation of each inhale and exhale.

Counting Breaths: Inhale slowly to a count of four, hold for two counts, and exhale to a count of six. Repeat this cycle for a few minutes.

Acknowledging Thoughts: As thoughts arise, acknowledge them without judgment, and gently redirect your focus to your breath.

Embrace Calmness: Gradually, let go of the counting and allow your breath to return to its natural rhythm. Sit in stillness, appreciating the calmness within.

By combining reflective affirmations with a mindfulness exercise, you will be equipped with both mental tools and a practical exercise to counter overthinking. I encourage you to make these practices a part of your nightly routine, guiding you toward restful and rejuvenating sleep.

My final thought is to not expect this to change your overthinking and sleeplessness immediately.  It will take time.  And, when you think you are starting to conquer your overthinking, you will have a couple of bad days (nights).  The road to improvement is seldom a straight line of improvement.  There will be ups and downs.  As long as you are prepared for that, you will be able to overcome the setbacks with persistence.

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